Niren Murthy, Ph.D.

Primary Investigator


New materials for the delivery of biotherapeutics

Educational Background

Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California at Berkeley, Department of Chemistry, 2001-2003

Ph.D. University of Washington, 2001

M.S. University of Illinois, 1996

B.S. University of Redlands, 1992


IBB 2116

Talsma S, Babensee J, Murthy N, Wiliams R. Development and in vitro validation of a targeted delivery vehicle for DNA vaccines. J Control Release 112(2): 271-9, 2006.

Hao J, Kwissa M, Pulendran B, Murthy N. Peptide crosslinked micelles: A new strategy for the design and synthesis of peptide vaccines. International Journal of Nanomedicine 1, 97-103, 2006.

Heffernan M; Murthy N. Polyketal nanoparticles: A new pH sensitive biodegradable drug delivery vehicle. Bioconj. Chem. 16(6): 1340-1342, 2005.

Murthy N, Xu M, Schuck S, Kunisawa J, Shastri N, Frechet J. A new delivery vehicle for protein based vaccines: Acid degradable protein loaded microgels. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 100, 4995-5000, 2003.

Murthy N, Campbell J, Fausto N, Hoffman AS, Stayton PS. Bioinspired pH-Responsive Polymers for the Intracellular Delivery of Biomolecular Drugs. Bioconjugate Chemistry 14(2), 412-419, 2003.

Murthy N, Campbell J, Fausto N, Hoffman A, Stayton S. pH Responsive Polymeric Carriers That Target Uptake and Enhance The Intracellular Delivery of Oligonucleotides. Journal of Controlled Release 89, 365-374, 2003.

Murthy N, Thng YX, Schuck S, Xu MC, Frechet JM. A novel strategy for encapsulation and release of proteins: hydrogels and microgels with acid-labile acetal crosslinkers. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 124, 12398-12399, 2002.

Selected Publications

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